Lonely Planet review
Even after a recent makeover by four leading designers the Connaught still feels like a grand English country manor in the centre of London, although perhaps one where the young lord has recently taken over and brought with him a more modern sensibility.
The Connaught's impeccably decorated rooms offer refined luxury, combining the period features of its 1897 building with restrained contemporary furniture and art. In fact, the do-over was as much about restoration as 'generational upgrade'. A new wing with a swimming pool, spa centre and 33 guest rooms will come later. Personal touches such as a dedicated butler on every floor make the Connaught feel more intimate than some of its five-star peers. The downstairs bar has a wonderful 'cocktails through the ages' menu, adding a bit of historical import to each whisky sour and champagne cocktail scoffed.
Our independent authors have visited The Connaught and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in London.
Services & facilities
- Room service
- Ticket service
- 24-hour front desk
- Tour desk
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Internet services
- Free Wi-Fi
- Non-smoking rooms
- Concierge service
- Breakfast in the room
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Car hire
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